"Transsexualism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Expression of a GENDER IDENTITY inconsistent with, or not culturally-associated with the gender assigned to an individual at birth, combined with the desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Transsexualism".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Transsexualism".
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